(MENAFN - Kuwait News Agency (KUNA)) ANKARA, Feb 16 (KUNA) -- Two pilots were killed when a military training plane crashed in Turkey's western Izmir City, the Turkish military said on Friday.
The crash took place when the training aircraft left the Cigli/Izmir 2nd Main Jet Base Command as part of a planned training flight, the Turkish General Staff said in a statement.
The wreckage and the bodies of the two pilots were found in a vacant area in the Tuzcullu neighborhood, three kilometers north of the base, according to the statement, quoted by Anadolu news agency.
The reason for the crash of the training aircraft has not yet been determined, the statement added. (end) rs.mt